Will County Progressives Endorse Jim Walz for Congress

Will County Progressives Endorse Jim Walz for Congress
Jim Walz received the endorsement of the Will County Progressives, earning the support of their over 500 grassroots members, through a a commitment to a true Progressive Platform. The group announced their support at a February meeting, citing Walz’s dedication and work ethic to forward policies that benefit working families and his pledge to be […]

DeKalb Area Progressives Endorse Jim Walz for Congress

DeKalb Area Progressives Endorse Jim Walz for Congress
Jim Walz received the endorsement of the DeKalb Area Progressives for the 2018 Illinois 14th Congressional race along with fellow Progressive Democratic Candidate Victor Swanson. This is the third endorsement Walz has received from activist groups through the enthusiastic support of their members. The DeKalb Area Progressives, with membership strength from Northern Illinois University students […]

Why Primary Voting Matters

Why Primary Voting Matters
Downloads: En Espanol: Importancia de Votar English: Importance of Voting Did you know there is no set party affiliation in our state except what is designated by your actions? This means every election cycle is a clean slate. We all start over at the beginning of each cycle.  If you pull a primary ballot for […]

Progressives of Kane County Endorse Jim Walz for Congress

Progressives of Kane County Endorse Jim Walz for Congress
The Progressives of Kane County, an Our Revolution affiliated group, announced their endorsement of Jim Walz for U.S. Congress in the Illinois 14th Congressional District.  The endorsement comes from an overwhelming majority vote of their membership in a weighted ballot process. Jim Walz received over 80% of the votes cast, definitively securing the nomination in […]

Dr. Berwick, Former Head of CMS Joined Sanders in Support of Medicare for All

Dr. Berwick, Former Head of CMS Joined Sanders in Support of Medicare for All
If you missed the Medicare for All Town Hall last night the replay is still available. Among the panelist was Dr. Donald M. Berwick, a Pediatrician who served as the head of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under the Obama Administration. He is an advocate pushing for Medicare for All. That should strike […]

The Consequences of Our Puerto Rico Crisis Here in Illinois

The Consequences of Our Puerto Rico Crisis Here in Illinois
The Trump Administration’s apathy toward Puerto Rico has put the entire county in jeopardy and the results have come home to Illinois. One of the components for treatment requires I.V. bags which are now in critical shortage. Just days ago, a 4-year-old in our community died from complications relating to the flu. The Center for […]

I Support Ending the Prohibition on Cannabis, Industrial Hemp

I Support Ending the Prohibition on Cannabis, Industrial Hemp
Attorney General Jeff Sessions just yesterday rescinded an Obama-era guideline to allow States autonomy on deciding whether to legalize cannabis sales. Sessions’ decision now puts small business at risk for Federal raids and asset seizures, including our own medical dispensaries that are heavily regulated and controlled already. I have been and continue to be in […]

State Senator Terry Link (IL-30) Endorses Jim Walz for U.S. Congress to Represent Illinois 14th Congressional District

State Senator Terry Link (IL-30) Endorses Jim Walz for U.S. Congress to Represent Illinois 14th Congressional District
Gurnee, IL (September 15, 2017) Jim Walz, the Progressive Democratic candidate for United States Congress for Illinois 14th Congressional District, has received the endorsement of State Senator Terry Link (IL-30). State Senator Link approached Jim Walz personally while attending Lake County Central Democratic Meeting to offer his support and a public endorsement of the campaign […]

Endorsement from Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats

Endorsement from Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats
I am thrilled to receive the endorsement of the Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats. This is a group of faithful and dedicated progressive neighbors from across the state who are equally committed to advancing policies that benefit working people. “…Jim Waltz understands that fighting for and representing community values of the people he represents is job […]